Illinois House Votes 114-1: Passes Right to Try Act to Effectively Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Apr. 16, 2015) – A bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments unanimously passed the Illinois state House yesterday. The vote was 114-1.


Proposed Florida Commission Would Examine Federal Action In Light of Original Constitution

TALLAHASSEE, Fla, (Apr. 15, 2015) – A Florida bill that would create a mechanism for the state to evaluate the constitutionality of federal laws and mandates in light of the original meaning of the Constitution passed a Senate committee last week.

The bill would create a framework through which the state could ultimately take action to nullify unwarranted federal actions.


To the Governor’s Desk: Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill Taking First Step to Block Federal Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 13, 2015) – Today, the Tennessee House and Senate passed a bill to prohibit the state from implementing or enforcing federal gun “laws,” rules, regulations and orders that are contrary to the Tennessee state constitution. The vote was 74-20 in the House, and 30-0 in the Senate.